Short and long term memory: For half a century, neuroscientists thought they knew how memory worked. They were wrong
We rely on memory to pass exams and excel at trivia nights, but in fact the stakes are far higher than simply recalling facts, no matter how essential. Memory structures our identity; it’s the foundation
Schematic representation of rotating disc galaxies in the distant Universe (R) and the present day (L). When we look out at the luminous matter in the Universe — stars, galaxies, clusters of galaxies the
The galaxy cluster Abell 2744 from the Hubble Frontier Fields, with the mass shown in cyan and the magnification from lensing shown in magenta. Image credit: STScI/NASA/CATS Team/R. Livermore (UT Austin).
You're probably already familiar with a few products products that use carbon-silicon, or organosilicon: glues, caulks, and pesticides, to name a few. But the new biological trick, which was forcefully
In less time than it takes you to have lunch, you could be expanding your brain -- literally. There are two types of intelligence: crystallized intelligence and fluid intelligence. Crystallized intelligence